August 2009 Merlian Newsletter


Merlian News LLC

Dear Readers,

This August brings us more than just the humidity! Look for new articles, book reviews, and a new website of the month!

This Month’s Recommended Merlian News Articles:

Media Eckhart Tolle TV Officially Launched! Eckhart Teachings teamed up with Sounds True and Live Dreaming Productions to bring to you a new online subscription service, Eckhart Tolle TV. Eckhart Tolle TV will be available as a three-tiered subscription service. Benefits of membership include access to streaming video lectures with Eckhart Tolle, participation in an online community to discuss the teachings, the option to submit questions directly to Eckhart, live group meditations, and more. Now launched!

Books Spent by Frank Lipman, M.D., with Mollie Doyle

“The key here is your environment — the amount of physical, psychological and other stressors that are wearing you down– and Lipman has designed a simple, creative and easy to follow program for adding or removing the little things that are within your control. The beauty of this program is that its baby steps — 42 of them, or 6 weeks worth — but there’s nothing radical or overwhelming, and that’s what makes it so easy to follow. If you’ve been suffering from any of these symptoms, then Spent may be the jump start that you need to get back to wellness.”

Wellbeing & Healing Lisa Garr Interview Teleseries with Dr. Norm Shealy & Others! “This is an unusual week with some health news that is just too good to wait for next week. I am very pleased and delighted to share with you a unique and free intensive teleseminar series that I am participating in that you won’t want to miss! The series is produced by renowned host of The Aware Show, Lisa Garr, who has been on Public Radio KPFK (90.7 FM) for over a decade. Lisa will be interviewing me and other leaders about ‘Balancing Life.’ “Some guests include Wayne Dyer, Olivia Newton-John, John Easterling, Dr. Bruce Lipton, Dannion Brinkley, Gregg Braden, and more. Available Now!

Conscious Eating Quick Summer Soup Recipe with Heather Flournoy of Katonah Green ” This time of year we have loads of fresh veggies available from gardens and farmer’s markets and local farms. I’d like to share a recipe for a quick soup I make at least once a week, often several times a week. It only takes about 20 minutes from start until it’s in your bowl. It’s easily adaptable to what you have on hand, hearty, yummy and incredibly healthy because it’s raw and therefore retains its enzyme activity and all of the nutrients of fresh vegetables.”

Wellbeing & Healing Total Life Care Center: The Hero’s Journey – 10 Steps to Personal Transformation by Beth Prins Leas

The quest to discover and live our truth is the Hero’s Journey – a sacred pilgrimage home to ourselves. It’s the high road – and a rigorous one. We may try to camouflage our fear of the unknown with bravado, workaholism or apathy. There is another way: following the path of the heart. How do we find it? With a transformational road map. TLC Center is Fairfield County’s largest holistic health center – with over 90 Practitioner Members.

People Craig Junjulas: Metaphysical Teacher, Clairvoyant, Author and Lecturer When you allow your consciousness to expand, your physical reality will gradually become transparent, thereby revealing the energy flowing through its core. Craig will discuss techniques for connecting to a higher source, seeing from your own higher self, and sensing and healing the human aura. You will learn to relax your body so your ‘extra senses’ can reveal the energy system that surrounds your body and the spiritual force that is available to you for your protection and healing. Question and answer session to follow the discussion.

Consciousness The Challenge of Your Transformation by Ingrid Bacci, PhD, CST

“Let yourself be adventuresome. Embrace the call of the next phase of your life. Take heart. A big heart is a courageous heart. The word courage comes from the French word “coeur” that means heart. Be in your heart. Own your life. Own your courage. Let yourself fall, so that you can find your new ground. That new ground will support you even as the old ground crumbles. Practice trusting that fact.”

Ancient Worlds Crop Circles Call for New Attention by Suzanne Taylor

“Finding out we aren’t alone would be a huge deal. And, if that were established, there could be more. If they are visiting us, the technology possessed by “the other” would have to be more advanced than ours, and what they would be capable of perhaps could help us solve the environmental problems that threaten our very survival.”


Gwyneth Paltrow

On this website you can “Make”, “Go”, “Get”, “Do”, “Be” and “See”. Gwyneth Paltrow’s easy to navigate, simple yet aesthetic site brings you delicious recipes, places to go and things to do, shopping and green fashion tips, healing modalities and health topics, as well as insightful newsletters on relationships, addiction, and living. She also writes about her favorite books and films, current exhibitions and more.

GOOP offers a free weekly newsletter, insight and as the front page says, “nourish the inner aspect”.

“In May 2005, Paltrow became the new face of Estée Lauder’s Pleasures perfume… Estée Lauder donates a minimum of $500,000 of sales of items from the ‘Pleasures Gwyneth Paltrow’ collection to breast cancer research.

Paltrow serves on the board of the Robin Hood Foundation, a charitable organization which attempts to alleviate problems caused by poverty in New York City.

In September 2008, she launched a weekly online upscale lifestyle newsletter, Goop, encouraging readers to ‘nourish the inner aspect’.” ( )

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Merryn & Team

Merryn Jose – Editor & Publisher

Dena Kelly- Assistant Editor

Eugene Kelly- Book Reviewer

Cheryl Shainmark- Book Reviewer

Carl Casella – Sound Editor

by Merlian News & Team
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